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Local food pantries, health providers and farmers team up for the region’s first Veggie Rx Program

There are any number of reasons why a person would choose to eat a bag of chips over a mixed-greens salad. Snack-food cravings aside, chips are cheaper, more readily available, easier to prepare and have a longer shelf-life than fresh veggies — factors that can override one’s best intentions to eat healthy. “It’s heavily ingrained in society […]

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Bread Garden Market is taking over the UIHC coffee kiosks

Bread Garden Market and Bakery will be taking over the coffee kiosks at the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics, it was announced on Tuesday. “We’re excited for the opportunity and extremely pleased that the hospital choose us,” Christian Prochaska, Bread Garden executive chef, told Little Village. “We’re going to bring our coffee and coffee drinks, similar to what we do downtown at the market, and pastries—croissants, cookies, Danishes, muffins, donuts.” […]

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